Two young men were arrested and placed in police custody on the night of Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 September in Le Havre in Seine-Maritime.
They were allegedly caught in the act of stealing gasoline by the police, reports 76actu.
The facts allegedly occurred shortly before 4 a.m. that night.
The police reportedly spotted the suspects as they siphoned off a Renault Twingo, reports the news site.
The latter would then have fled, one on a scooter and the other in a black vehicle.
Soon brought to justice
Hounded, the fugitive in two-wheeled vehicle was finally caught by the police.
In the process, the second vehicle also joined them, specify our colleagues.
A person inside it would have been named as the second suspect.
The two suspected thieves are from Le Havre and are between 17 and 18 years old.
Heard by the agents, the latter allegedly admitted the facts while in police custody.
They were both the subject of a summons before the delegate of the public prosecutor on October 6.
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